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Lathrop voters easily pass one-cent sales tax

LATHROP – Voters proved Tuesday night that when it comes to public safety they're willing to put their money where their mouth is.

November 07, 2012 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Denham, McNerney going back again

San Joaquin County voters opted not to send an astronaut to Washington, D.C., nor did they opt to start a youth movement in Congress.

November 07, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Berryhill, Olsen get nod for seats in state legislature

Cathleen Galgiani - a lawmaker who was one of the key authors of the bullet train legislation - appears to have her efforts derailed in a bid to win the District 5 State Senate seat.

November 07, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Obama wins but Washington unchanged

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's victory means that everything he campaigned upon is alive and about to drive the political conversation with his adversaries. Every legacy of his first term is safe and enshrined to history.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Roy Moore wins old job as Ala. chief justice

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The former judge ousted for refusing to remove a Ten Commandments monument has won his old job back as Alabama's chief justice.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


GOP ready to grasp renewed House control

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans had renewed control of the House within their grasp early Wednesday as the two parties traded gains from the Eastern seaboard to the Southwest.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Maine, Maryland vote to legalize gay marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) - Voters a continent apart made history Tuesday on two divisive social issues, with Maine and Maryland becoming the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote and Washington state legalizing recreational use of marijuana.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Ex-wrestling executive pinned in Conn. Senate race

NEW YORK (AP) - Big-spending former wrestling executive Linda McMahon was smacked down again in her bid for a U.S. Senate seat Tuesday, losing on a night when sports and politics met in the same arena.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Survey: Voters have more favorable view of Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) - Preliminary results from a national exit poll in Tuesday's

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Democrats maintain control of Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats won a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, snatching Republican-held seats in Massachusetts and Indiana and turning back fierce, expensive challenges in Virginia, Ohio and Connecticut to maintain the control they've held since 2007.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


In states hit by Sandy, voters find ways to polls

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Superstorm Sandy's floodwaters drove Bob Mackie from his home on Long Beach Island, N.J., but nothing was going to stop him from voting Tuesday. The 72-year-old widower drove an hour each way to cast his ballot at a makeshift polling site for island residents, refusing to be disenfranchised by the devastation.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Proposition 30 sales tax measure passing

LOS ANGELES (AP) - California voters were passing Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed $6 billion-a-year tax increase, while they weighed whether to set aside the state's death penalty and impose a first-time requirement on manufacturers to label genetically modified food.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Push to cripple labor clout trialing in early counting

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A national effort to cripple organized labor has crossed into California as voters Tuesday considered a ban on the way unions have traditionally raised money for political causes.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Voters close tax loophole on multistate firms

LOS ANGELES (AP) - California voters have approved closing a corporate tax loophole that Democratic lawmakers weren't able to pass through the Legislature.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Initiative plan to convert death sentences to life failing in statewide ballot counting

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The latest attempt to end California's death penalty was failing at the polls despite recent poll results showing the campaign's message of financial savings was resonating with voters.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


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Manteca water use jumps 24% during 1st quarter

A wetter-than-normal March did not prevent Manteca's water use from jumping 10 percent over March 2017 levels.

April 11, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Rain fueled weed growth has Lathrop firefighters on edge

April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring something else that keeps Lathrop-Manteca Fire Chief Gene Neely on edge.

April 10, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Civil War veterans’ headstones dedication Saturday

James S. Evans, Victor Gilliam, and Albert Shearer are finally being recognized for fighting for the Union in the Civil War that ended 153 years ...

April 10, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THEY’VE GOT THEIR BACKS

More than 350 people ignored threatening skies Saturday to show their support for Ripon police and firefighters.

April 10, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


RIPON WADING INTO SANCTUARY FIGHT

Ripon's elected leaders may challenge the state legislature's directive that decreed California a sanctuary state for undocumented immigrants when they meet tonight.

April 10, 2018 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Two decades of helping mentor Lathrop’s youth

For nearly two decades Jaime Hernandez has been a staple on the sidelines of the football program that he helped found as a way to ...

April 10, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Outside help needed to secure affordable housing in Lathrop

The good news with housing in Lathrop?

April 10, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


ASSEMBLY HONORS TOP COP

Jodie Estarziau - Manteca's first woman police chief - is the 12th Assembly District Women of the Year as honored by Assemblyman Heath Flora.

April 07, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca Police seek citywide camera system

The effectiveness of surveillance video provided by Manteca residents and businesses to help law enforcement catch culprits responsible for pirating parcels from porches to arresting ...

April 07, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cursive writing still matters in Manteca Unified classrooms

A small but growing number of college professors are banning laptops and other electronic devices in their classroom.

April 07, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


GETTING STUDENTS FOCUSED

Mitchell Casetta has a plan.

April 06, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


battle for first

In a battle for supremacy of the Valley Oak League, Manteca High got the better of host Lathrop on Friday.

April 06, 2018 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


1,506 NEW HOMES ALONG LOUISE

The sound of skill saws and hammers - background noise for most areas south of the 120 Bypass that is experiencing a housing building boom - will ...

April 06, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SIERRA HIGH BEST OF SHOW

Senior Lyza Stevens took the Sierra High best of show art honors Thursday night with a charcoal and pastel art work entitled "Conceptual Drowning".

April 06, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Torres, Naida earn Best of Show for LHS art

Victor Torres had five pictures from his Intro to Digital Photography entered in the Spartan Arts Invasion event on Thursday.

April 06, 2018 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


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